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Nov 18, 2012 5:30am PST
human services agency, and i know helen is here somewhere but she oversees the initiative and she is the most tireless advocate for families in san francisco so thank you helen. the family resource center initiative is grounded in the belief that families want what is best for their children. that all segments of society must support families as they raise their children to adulthood. that assuring the well being of family corner stone for all families and responsive to families needs and lynn questic and identity. that helps support parent resiliency, social connections, knowledge of parenting and child development, concrete support in times of need, and supporting their social emotional growth of their children. we believe that violence prevention starts very early when children are born and families are young and is accomplished by having these protective factors. the family resource center is one of 25 centers located in the city supported by the human services agency and first five. each resource center provides eight essential services so workshops and classes for pare
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
are for this playground. it is very special. >> on opening day in the brand- new helen diller playground at north park, children can be seen swinging, gliding, swinging, exploring, digging, hanging, jumping, and even making drumming sounds. this major renovation was possible with the generous donation of more than $1.5 million from the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with ch
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
that. yes, helen. >> how successful it is at meeting human needs from myth and a ritual and a dimension of depth? >> there you go, it has to make sense. and that takes us back to our question about the dilemmas of institutionalization we went through a while back. but it has to make sense; it has to work for people. otherwise, people in a free society such as this one are going to move down the pipe. well, let me just run down the list, because i really think we've actually touched on all of them. and keep in mind now what-- these are neutral categories and we'll see rather quickly probably already picking up on where this thing is going. but if you can apply in one place such as the united states you are going to get a different set of data. you apply them in say pakistan, something else is going to pop up. so, well the first one we've touch on is longevity. something is seems conventional simply been around longer, it's been around and people are used to it. and of course, in this context of the united states, christianity has simply been around longer. in your good comments tradition
Nov 17, 2012 12:35am PST
] we also have helen mirren. [ cheers and applause ] i'm sorry. dame carson daly. [ light laughter ] here's what people are talking about, you guys. this is big. hostess, the makers of twinkies, ding dongs and ho hos, has announced it's going out of business. [ audience aws ] now, the only place you can find ho hos or ding dongs is at the pentagon. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] this is not good, you guys. yesterday, the post office announced that it lost a record $15.9 billion last year. personally, i blame the guy who tried to mail $15.9 billion. [ laughter ] [ scattered applause ] just fedex it or something. get a tracking number on that. i didn't read the story. i just read the headlines. i don't know. this is a big story. black friday is one week away, and walmart workers are planning a huge walkout to protest the store's decision to open early on thanksgiving. yeah. so, now, when you walk into the store, you'll have to welcome yourself. [ laughter ] "welcome to walmart. well, thank you very much. hey, i like your shirt. thanks, i got it at walmart." listen to this, you
Nov 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
in novembering wi helen garza movi furniture around. she was just recognized by the secretary of state of her 52 years of election volunteering. >> i feel happy i've been able to do it this long. >> helen's volunteer history began at age 21 in a polling place set up in a neighbor's garage. the year, was 1960. >> a record number of americans upwards of 67 million -- >> it was really exciting. and that night i can remember, the people were lined up outside the drive way and down to the next house. >> helen says they counted ballots until noon the next day. >> we were tired. >> still, something inspired helen to come back again. and again. in all, she guessed she volunteered for some 75 different elections. helen has seen a lot over the years. >> andate chavez medinah has seen more. this is her 60th year of volunteering at the poll. >> both claim it is not so much patriotism but helping others that keeps them coming back. they know with fewer and fewer people voting in person one day, the polling volunteer might be a quaint piece of history. until that time, as long as the county needs their help,
Nov 19, 2012 1:30pm PST
of the investigative committee as well as jean and helen will be speaking on behalf of the grand jury. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. a quick question, is this our last one for the year? >> yes, it is. >> supervisor elsbernd: sorry. and i wrote good morning. good afternoon. my name's sharon gadbury, and i chaired the grand jury investigation of the investment policies and practices of the san francisco employees retirement system, which we're calling the pension fund. i want to respectfully acknowledge the board of supervisors audit and oversight committee who have read our report and are here today to consider adopting our findings and recommendations. i also want to acknowledge the board and staff of the pension fund, the san francisco controller's office and the mayor's office who responded to our findings and recommendatio recommendations. just a note, the amount of money we're talking about here, and saw all of the problems we had to say that this pension fund is $15 billion, and this is one of the reasons that the grand jury wanted to investigate the investments because they
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, but now i'm going to run down. >>reporter: you go. and steve is the reason we're here. his wife, helene nichols e- mailed anita because her power is out and her husband steve needs it to live. >> we've been married 32 years. steve is beginning year 19 with als. they say he is trapped in his body. >>reporter: which means helene has the equivalent of basically three full-time jobs, round-the- clock care, cleaning the house. there's no where she would rather be. >> i would be meaningless without steve. >>reporter: the nichols are using a generator right now, but if it goes, they only got a few batteries and that means a few hours. >> if steve loses power capability, he could live for 40, 45 minutes, that's it. >>reporter: steve uses this computer to speak, this tv to watch 9 news every night. that's why the nichols reached out to us for help. we called novec and told them about the life-or-death situation. anita wants the nichols to know that they weren't alone. >> we want to give a shoutout to a couple of viewers, helene and steve nichols are out in virginia. they called during the sto
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am PST
-- with helen merrin, who is absolutely fabulous -- helen mirren, fabulous actress. he showed me some painting of rembrandt and said, "uc that? could you do the in modern, in today? and i said i will try. yes, but it is part of the job. so i tried. i worked with a dutch artistic director, and i get to work with him. he was very specific and fabulous man. also, they were very specific about the color. in reality, they asked me because the color is a little like in the spirit. it is something in common. i was flattered to do that, but it is beautiful to see how much they are -- our work, our demand is to make a beautiful movie. i should not be able to do anything. i never thought about it, but when people ask me, you have to be so clever. >> tom ford made a movie, so why not you? >> because my brain is not that sure. you have to think about so many things. truly, it is a big work. you have to be strong. you have to take care also of the physiology of the actor which is, like, oh, my god. you can be depressed. also, you see the depression of everybody. i do not want it. i have enough of my own. >
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
in the neighborhood near saint helene in the past week. that includes pelosi's home where he took a watch. investigators do not believe the crime was politically motivated. >>> violent crimes are becoming far too common in the oakland hills and now some people living there taking their complaints to the top. they want to share their frustration with their neighbor, the mayor. >> it used to be a beautiful place. it used to be a tranquil place, but now it's a place where people are terrorized. >> reporter: she's talking about the oakland hills. neighbors won't show their faces on camera for fear of being targeted in an area that has been notorious for violent burglaries. >> two men walked down my driveway into my garage and held a gun up to me. i began to scream and they beat me repeatedly over the head with the gun. >> reporter: they took off with this woman's purse. her 9-year-old son was watching. police didn't arrive until 20 minutes later. it happened here for from where the mayor live but the mayor has done nothing to address their problem, neighbors say. she couldn't make it to a mee
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >>> secuestros en lo que la muerte de la vÍctima se planeada. >>> no hubiera permitido que esto sucediera. helen era la novia de mi hijo. >>> a la universitaria helen la asesinaron con un martil, capturaron al novio y familiares cercanos que la plagiaron para salir de deudas. >>> no le voy a contestar mÁs nada. >>> muchos son secuestros rÁpidos, escogen al azar y luego las liberan tras el pago de rescate, los plagios son realizadon por pandilleros. esto integrantes de la mara salvatrucha enfrentaran a la spus continu justicia por secuestro de una joven de 17 aÑos. en la casa donde estaba cautiva habÍa una fosa donde la iban a enterrar. >>> hoy estamos ante la perdida de valores, y nos da los primeros frutos podridos. >>> hasta noviembre la policÍa arrestÓ a medio centenar. >>> hay una larga lista de jÓvenes y niÑos desaparecidos y familias. >>> el servicio del tiempo alertÓ sobre la posibilidad de incendios en california, hablÓ de circunstancias propicias para esto. la alerta seguirÁ en varios sectores montaÑosos. >>> y despuÉs de severo deslizamiento de tierra, el lodo bloqueo call
Nov 14, 2012 7:30pm PST
the - and this is also and helen i want to [laughter], this is you've obviously done studies in the current political situation in modernity. and we're looking to china of course speaking of the ethical and social dimension as hopefully being partners, as being allies. how important do you think it is, even though we've gone through the long period of communism when the traditional religious systems were repressed, how important do you think it is that a religious or at least ethical political dialogue take place between the united states and china in order for us to sort some of these differences out? >> i think very important and it's one of the promises of the dialogue u.s./china relations is opening up for the ordinary people to participate and have that dialogue and we bring our perspectives to bare, but we need to articulate them one to the others so that we understand them better. china has gone through a horrendous time in the last 200 years, it's been a bad century in chinese terms but, and part of this period of time there was communism, you mentioned. and it's ironic because communism is b
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting with friends. there jellyfish. i mean, they are beautiful. >> the culmi
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
severely overweight people shed some of those pounds. >> reporter: helen is fighting back against obesity. the 25-year-old didn't want to go down the same path as her dad. >> i lost my father to diabetes, and a combination of diabetes and heart disease. >> reporter: 51-year-old sharon williams also knew that she had to change her lifestyle. >> it was too much weight to be carrying for this long. >> reporter: recent research surveyed that people needing to lose 100 pounds is the fastest group of americans with a growing list of health problems. >> hypertension, diabetes, people with knee problems, orthopedic problems. >> who is not one? >> reporter: james lamar runs obesity boot camp in new york. using tire flips. >> 26. >> reporter: exercise bands, he pushes his clients limits. >> tires and ropes, they actually help elevate your heart rate. and many people here, they aren't able to do all the running. >> reporter: programs like this one are helping many people get back to a healthy weight and a healthy life. >> reporter: the class meets five days a week. members also see a nutritionist an
Nov 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
savile, who is accused of abusing potentially hundreds of victims. on monday, head of news helen boaden and her deputy stephen mitchell also stepped aside in wake of the scandal. the editor of the segment, peter rippon, said he axed the investigation because of lack of evidence. instead a series of tributes to jimmy savile were aired across the bbc paz radio and tv network last year after his death. >> here we go. good evening, ladies and gentlemen. welcome. >> he was a pop pioneer. among others. >> and a multimillion pound charity fundraiser. he made his buildup in the 1970's and fixed it forced thousands of kids dreams to come true. -- and fixed it for thousands of kids dreams to come true. for 60 years, jimmy savile as a part of our lives, a great british eccentric. >> last month, nearly a year after his death, i.t. released a documentary called, "exposure: the other side of jimmy savile." this is sue thompson, a former bbc employee. >> i opened the door and walked in and savile sat in the chair with the right side of his body facing me, and there was a girl of about 14 with long bro
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
of "hitchcock". anthony hopkins wasn't at the the premier, the stars jessica beal and helen mirr exn had plenty to say about it. >> waits an honor for me to work with him. he was somewhat intimidated but i knew we'd work " together because we come from a similar tradition of acting. >> so wild to watch him trance form into this man. he just vanished into that person. >> it is in limited release on friday. >> selena gomez did prethanksgiving promotion for her new partnership with adidas.=w?mñ she signed on as a global style icon. this motion poster for the second film titled "catching fire" return together big screen one year from today. and for all of your entertainment news go to >> still head on abc 7 news at 4:00 a mother stop who's could have been a shooting, another in. you'll hear from her, next. >> in oakland, yesterday's one day shut down of the port successful for union workers it's trying to help but for thousands who relie on the port? they're being hurt, still feeling the affects. >> and stretch. >> that opened my eyes up. ñyes this kid on fire, lighting it up last night
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
fall out over the corporation's child abuse investigation. helen boden and her deputy passed their responsibilities onto other executives. the public broadcaster was wrong the air a report implicating a former politician in child abuse allegations. the accusations were later found to be false. bbc officials are conducting an investigation that a late tv children's presenter sexual lly abused children. they were involved to not broadcast an investigation into the allegations. bbc says they plan to overall its editorial system and clarify the chain of command. >>> a royal commission will begin an inquiry into institutional abuses. >> child abuse is wrong and wrong doers should be punished. this is an incredibly evil thing and i think we'd all hope that anybody is held accountable in the criminal court. >> church official who is discovered the abuse were transferred to other churches. the commission will also investigate whether police and child services are properly handling cases of child abuse. >>> carpenters in japan have built houses throughout the country side with wood ma
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of a lesson plan centered on helen keller, and empathy for the disabled. >> each of the things the child said were covered by the statement that the chandler gave. they were explained as part of a lesson. >> prosecutors say the girl's mother who speaks canton ease and another district official ware of the alleged conduct did not call police but claim the principal was mandated to do so. they have charged chandler with felony counts. the prosecution rested its case today after hauling three witnesses to the stand including the little girl. if the jury convicts, she faces up to six months in jail. >> sandhya patel keeping on eye on the weather. >> this, i feel for trick or treaters. >> i warned everyone. i would just say if you're thinking go later, go now. in the next couple hours, live picture from our mount tamalpais camera, you can see rain coming down. it's been steady in the north bay. it arrived as scheduled. green showing up, some yellows in the north bay. storm moving in. i'm going to take you in closer. we have our own radar. tracking moisture as it's coming in. into closer we're seei
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